A new Covid Tracker app has gathered major public interest after going live this morning.
Over 100,000 people have already registered for the free mobile app ahead of its official launch today.
The app will alert a person if they have been in close contact with another app user who has tested positive for coronavirus. It can be used to track any symptoms of Covid-19. Contact tracing warnings will be delivered anonymously
All members of the public are being urged to download and use the app to make contact tracing more effective.
Paul Reid, CEO of the HSE said: “Today is another key day in our battle with COVID-19 as we launch the Covid Tracker. It is free, simple, quick and very informative. Please download and ask your network to do likewise. We have done much together, lets keep it going.”
The app can be downloaded on iOS and Android from https://covidtracker.gov.ie/